|On Line Shopping|
With the internet growing by leaps and bounds, online shopping became a hot topic in the mid 1990's. This program looked at several new online shopping efforts including onsale.com, cybercash.com, digicash.com, verisign.com, firelfy.com, amazon.com, cybergold.com, and netradio.com. Featured guests include Jerry Kaplan, Magdalena Yesil, and Robert Griggs. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: ecommerce; shopping; online
Downloads: 2,663 (3 reviews)
|On-Line Databases #2|
Second part of a series on information retrieval looking at specialized services such as Bix, Dialog, QuantumLink and NewsNet.Guests: Dick Kollin, Telebase Systems; Doug Webster, BYTE; Roger Summit, Dialog Info Services; Connie Tomal, Mead Data Central; George Morrow, Morrow ComputingProducts/Demos: Lotus One Source, BIX, Lexis Nexis, Information on Demand, Dialog, EasyNet
Keywords: Episode year: 1987
Downloads: 3,184 (1 review)
|On-Line Services - Part One|
First of a two-part series on on-line services such as CompuServe, the Source and DowJones, featuring Steve Case, at the time VP of Marketing at QuantumLink, and eventual head of AOL.Guests: Clay Cocalis, Dow Jones; Nancy Tulley, Delphi; Jack O'Grady, Intelmatique; Steve Case, QuantumLink; Gary Kildall, Digital ResearchProducts/Demos: CompuServe, Commodore Network, People Connection, Free Text Search, Computer Express, Minitel
Keywords: Steve Case; AOL; online services; ISP
Downloads: 8,225 (2 reviews)
As the web continued to grow, games started moving off the PC and onto the internet. This program looks at several examples including www.gamers.com, Magic:The Gathering, www.zone.com, SubSpace, and Underlight. Includes a visit to the Professional Gamers League conference and an interview with gaming megastar Dennis Fong (aka Thresh). Originally broadcast in 1998.
Keywords: games; online; thresh
|Online Gaming - Steward Cheifet Productions|
Computer games are not only fun but they, perhaps more than any other application, push the edge of computing power. We take a look at the latest in computer games and dedicated game consoles. [Episode #1905, First broadcast: 10/16/2001]
Keywords: Episode year: 2001; Gaming; Companies: Sega
Downloads: 3,021 (2 reviews)
Everybody seems to be trading stocks and bonds online these days. We'll show you how you make a trade, how to integrate your investments into your personal finance software and some websites that can help you make wise investment choices.
Keywords: Episode year: 2000; Companies: Microsoft; Companies: Yahoo
In the early days of the Internet, sites were slow and it was hard to find what you were looking for. This program offered some advice on how to have a better online experience. Demonstrations included Cyber Patrol, Web Trader, Netiquette, Lycos, HTML Guide, and the first version of Sun's Java. Guests include Sun Microsystems chief scientist John Gage. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: cyber; java; lycos
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Keywords: Episode year: 1996
Downloads: 2,205 (2 reviews)
|Online Travel Tips|
Online travel is the most successful e-commerce product on the Internet and Computer Chronicles shows you how to find the best deals when purchasing this hot travel commodity.
Keywords: Episode year: 2002; Online Travel; e-commerce; Music
More and more people are turning to the Internet to help further their education. We'll be bringing you highlights from some of these great online educational websites and meet some of the people involved.
Keywords: Episode year: 2001; Society: Education
A review of competing operating systems and their affect on software development.Guests: Gary Kildall, SRI; Tony Fanning, Hewlett Packard; Jean Yates, Yates Ventures; Bruce Tognizinni, Apple; Herb Lechner, SRIProducts/Demos: CP/MUNIXXenix, MS/DOS, Apple IIe & AppleTalk. Originally broadcast in March 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: Episode year: 1984
Downloads: 14,404 (2 reviews)
As we entered the 1990's, the big technology news was the move from magnetic storage to optical storage. It was the year of multimedia and the CD-ROM. This program looks at several applications including Grolier Encyclopedia, PC Globe, Headstart III, PC Splash, The Listening Booth, USA Travel, PLV, the NEC Portable CD-ROM CDR-35, the Sony rewritable optical disc Drive SMO-S501, and the video laser disc application "Advanced Combat Trauma Life Support"...
Keywords: optical; CD-ROM; laser disk
|Optical Storage Devices|
A look at the newest mass storage devices including the compact disc ROM.Guests: Tim Oren, Activenture; Fred Lloyd, Information Storage; Bob Kalthoff, Access; Ed Schmid, DEC; Dave Davies, 3MGary Kildall, Digital Research; George Morrow, Morrow ComputingProducts/Demos: Activenture Knowledge Retrieval System, Information Storage WO Drive, Encyclopedia on a Disk, ISI Worm Disk, Digital Equipment CD-ROM Drive
Keywords: Episode year: 1985
A review of new products in the personal information management category. Demonstrations include White Crow Office Manager, In Control 2.0, PackRat 5.0, Lotus Organizer 1.0, Casio Personal Organizer, and askSAM. Originally broadcast in 1993.
|OS & Browser Updates|
In this week's episode of Computer Chronicles, we show you the features in Windows XP, both Home and Professional, and we'll explore whether it is worth the money to upgrade. Plus we'll show you the latest version of Internet Explorer and the Macintosh OS.
Keywords: Episode year: 2002; Episode year: 2001; Operating systems: Windows; Operating systems: Macintosh OSX; Browsers: Internet Explorer; Games: XBOX
|OS-2 Warp - French - Doris Fox|
French language version of this program. In the mid 1990's, it wasn't yet an all Windows world. A battle was on between Microsoft's Windows and IBM's OS/2. This program compared the two operating systems and various add-ons for Windows and OS/2. Products demonstrated include Windows 95, OS/2 Warp, Voice Pilot for OS/2, and Colorworks for OS/2. Guests include IBM's David Barnes and syndicated columnist Dan Gillmor...
Keywords: ibm; operating system; france; french; windows; david barnes
The OS/2 operating system started out as a joint venture between Microsoft and IBM. That venture fell apart as Microsoft went its own way with Windows. This program looks at IBM's OS/2 and compares its features to Microsoft's Windows 3.0. Demonstrations include Sound Impression, cc:Mail, Lotus 1-2-3, AmiPro, and SuperProject. Includes a visit to ZD Labs for their evaluation of Windows NT and to the annual IBM OS/2 conference...
Keywords: lotus; ibm; OS/2; operating system; windows; microsoft
Downloads: 7,301 (1 review)
In the mid 1990's, it wasn't yet an all Windows world. A battle was on between Microsoft's Windows and IBM's OS/2. This program compared the two operating systems and various add-ons for Windows and OS/2. Products demonstrated include Windows 95, OS/2 Warp, Voice Pilot for OS/2, and Colorworks for OS/2. Guests include IBM's David Barnes and syndicated columnist Dan Gillmor. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: IBM; Warp; OS/2; operating systems